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These redwood valley, CA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to redwood valley..
Vic’s Place celebrates 75th anniversary, Mica opens in Ukiah and more tasty food and beverage news
MENDOCINO Co., 12/7/23 — Happy Hanukkah! Tonight marks the start of Hanukkah. I’ll be celebrating by lighting my menorah in my living room window and dining on latke (potato pancakes) topped with applesauce (from Sonoma County’s Nana Mae’s Organics) paired with a glass of sparkling wine from McNab Vineyards, which offers a crisp and acidic sip that helps to cut through the oil of the latke. Chag Sameach!
Letters from our readers: Animal Care
I am writing this to bring an awareness to the scores of pets being dumped in our county (as well as across the state and country). We in rescue understand that times are tough right now, and having a pet can get expensive, however, people need to be responsible for their pets! Animal Care Services has been full for months, and has posted when they feel a need to euthanize a dog or dogs for space. Rescues are also full. There should not be so many dogs in need of homes or getting dumped.
Mendocino County Featured Pet: Mr. Roper
UKIAH, 12/6/23 – This week’s featured pet is Mr. Roper, a four-month-old mix available for adoption at the Ukiah Animal Shelter. Here’s his profile from the Ukiah Animal Shelter:. Mr. Roper and his siblings, Chrissy and Janet, were left in the puppy play area in front of...
A rare benefit concert with Spencer Brewer
On Saturday, December 16th at 7 p.m. the Willits Center for the Arts presents A Rare Intimate Evening Concert with Spencer Brewer and Friends: A benefit for Willits Center for the Arts, featuring Ben Rueb, the Mendocino Piano Quartet, and Dr. Wenbo Yin. Composer and pianist Spencer Brewer presents a...
Parade fills a rainy Ukiah with lights, holiday cheer
Spoiler alert: Anyone who doesn’t want the true identity of Santa Claus revealed, stop reading now. For those still here, members of the Hopland Fire Protection District had the honor of driving Santa into Ukiah Saturday night for the annual lighting of the tree in Alex R. Thomas Jr. Plaza, so they also had the honor of providing Mr. Claus.
Holiday dream: Mendocino Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ coming to college theater
The Mendocino Ballet is presenting its 23rd annual production of “The Nutcracker” – one of Ukiah’s most popular holiday traditions – this weekend. The performances will be held at Mendocino College Center Theatre on Friday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. The show is being generously underwritten by LACO Associates.
A Coffee Lover's Guide: 4 Exceptional Cafes in Ukiah
In this article, we're exploring four unique cafes located in Ukiah. Have you had the chance to visit any of these delightful spots yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Culinary Adventure: Exploring the Top 3 Delis in Willits
In this article, we're going to explore three delightful delicatessens in Willits. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to share them in the comments section below!
Rocking Out for a Worthy Cause: Weird Year Concert & Toy Drive at Ukiah’s Thirsty Axe
The following is a press release issued by the Thirsty Axe:. The Thirsty Axe proudly presents a night of exhilarating Indie Rock with Weird Year, all while spreading holiday cheer through a charitable toy drive for Toys for Tots. This festive event takes place on Saturday, December 22nd, starting at 9 PM, at The Thirsty Axe in Ukiah.
Taste Triumphs: 3 Must-Try Burgers in Ukiah
This article presents a review of three exceptional burgers you can find in Ukiah. Have you had the chance to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Kennedy Jazz Trio leads off Tallman ‘Concerts with Conversation’ series on Dec. 10
UPPER LAKE, Calif. — The great jazz trio of Robert Kennedy on the Hammond organ, Nancy Wright on sax and Scott Foster on guitar kick off the 17th season of informal Concerts with Conversation in the Meeting House next to the Tallman Hotel in Upper Lake on Sunday, Dec. 10, starting at 3 p.m.
Redefining Morning Meals: Explore 3 Exceptional Breakfast & Brunch Places in Ukiah
In this article, we will be exploring three delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Ukiah. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these establishments yet? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Peregrine Audubon Society presents: Get to Know Your Local Birds in Ukiah
The Peregrine Audubon Society will present Get to Know Your Local Birds on Monday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Ukiah City Council Chambers. This evening will be our annual Know Your Local Birds Slideshow and Christmas Bird Count Review with George Gibbs and Bob Keiffer. Bob will be presenting his excellent slideshow introduction to our local wintering birds. George will update us on signup details.
A Taste of Ukiah: The Trio of Bakeries You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring three exceptional bakeries in Ukiah. Have you had the chance to visit any of these delightful spots yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Willits Community Theatre presents ‘Confessions of a 40-year-old Hula Hooper’
Dancer Pearl Marill will perform “Confessions of a 40-year-old Hula Hooper” at the Willits Community Theatre on Dec. 9 and 10. Marill humorously describes the show as a “dance comedy sponsored by fruit gummies…with furry things to buy for people you love, pre-gaming encouraged…and bring dollar bills.”
Corner Gallery in Ukiah presents new front window show
December is the much anticipated month when the artist members of the Corner Gallery get to celebrate themselves in the gallery’s front windows. Each artist will hang one or two of their favorite, mostly new pieces. There is no theme to the show, but the intention is to have a vibrant and colorful display of the best each artist has to offer.
The Kennedy Jazz Trio Leads Off Tallman “Concerts with Conversation” Series: 12.10.23
The great jazz trio of Robert Kennedy on the Hammond organ, Nancy Wright on sax and Scott Foster on guitar kick off the 17th season of informal Concerts with Conversation in the Meeting House next to the Tallman Hotel in Upper Lake on Sunday afternoon, December 10 starting at 3 PM.
Art Center Ukiah presents ‘Give Art! Gifts From Home’
The winter holidays are upon us, and once again it’s the season of shopping! Everyone is looking for a unique, unusual and possibly spectacular gift for that special person in their life. Art Center Ukiah is once again hosting “Give Art! Gifts from Home” to delight shoppers and make them glad they stayed in Ukiah to make their purchases.